= portugal & spain photos =  



Fernando, our fearless guide

Hotel Turim in Lisbon: elevator weather report

Rossio Square. in the heart of Lisbon


Pavement Design in Rossio Square


Avenida de Liberdade Park in Lisbon


Best Restaurant ever in Lisbon!

Inside Sancho Restaurante

Lisbon Tram to the Bairro Alto


Rua Augusta Arch, built after the 1755 earthquake

Lisbon Subway


Tiles in Subway

Oriente Station designed by Calatrava


Vasco da Gama Shopping Mall


Lisbon apartments


Diario de Noticias Political Cartoon


Lisbon Baixa Quarter


Fado Tile

Fado Poster

Elizabeth during walk in Baixa


Lisbon Wall


Belém Tower

Monument to the Discoveries


Belém Jerónimos Monastery

Jerónimos Interior, Manueline Style


Sintra, Portugal


Carriage Ride in Sintra


Pena Palace in Sintra


Pena Palace Kitchen



Donkey ride in rural Portugal

Portuguese Windmill

Making flour in rural Portugal


Making bread


Lunch on the farm after cheese-making

Portuguese Ceramic Tiles or

Making Sheep Cheese (Azeitão)


Village of Arraiolos known for its rugs

Arraiolos Wall celebrating the bloodless "carnation" revolution in Portugal


Sylvia with rug-maker in


13th century castle and church above the town


Monte da Ravasqueira, vineyard that produces 1 million bottles of wine per year


Monte da Ravasqueira Cellars

After the wine-tasting and lunch


Pousada Dos Loios in
Évora , formerly a 15th century convent

Pousada pool area


Pousada Dos Loios Interior

Évora University, Portugal

vora University Hall


Temple of Diana (2nd-3rd century) just outside of the pousada


Évora Cathedral — Romanesque & Gothic architecture (earliest part, 13th century)


Ossuary Inscription in Latin: "Our bones await your bones"


Church of St. Francis with its

Ossuary, 16th century


Puente Romano over Guadiana River,


Islamic Palace built over Roman Forum in Mérida, Spain


Roman Villa in Mérida (formerly the Roman capital of the province of Lusitania)


Part of the vast UNESCO World Heritage Site in


Parador Alacazar del Rey Don Pedro in Carmona

Looking down on the valley from the fortress-inn


Moorish Room in the Parador (Historic Inn)


Fountain & flowering jacaranda trees in Seville


Seville Cathedral Organ


Moorish Arches in Cathedral


Alcázar gardens, originally a 10th century Moorish building, still functioning as a royal palace


Alcázar courtyard

Alcázar baths

White Village in the mountains, Andalusia's 'Pueblos Blancos'


Farm for breeding horses & bulls near Ronda

Bullfighting demo


Parador de Ronda,
the former town hall, & bridge separating the old & new towns


View from the parador


View of Ronda's New Town from the Old Town


Street in the Old Town of Ronda

Guitarist in the Old Town


View from the terrace, Ronda